Robinson, UNO visit HBU
New Orleans (5-11, 1-5) vs. Houston Baptist (1-12, 1-3)
Sharp Gymnasium, Houston; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Bryson Robinson and New Orleans will battle Ian DuBose and Houston Baptist. The senior Robinson has scored 22 percent of the team’s points this season and is averaging 19 over his last five games. DuBose, a junior, is averaging 23.6 points over the last five games.
FAB FRESHMEN: New Orleans’ Robinson, Troy Green and Ahren Freeman have combined to account for 50 percent of the team’s scoring this season and have scored 48 percent of all Privateers points over the last five games.
RAMPING IT UP: The Huskies have scored 87.5 points per game against conference opponents thus far, an improvement from the 77.6 per game they put up against non-conference opponents.
FACILITATING THE OFFENSE: DuBose has made or assisted on 42 percent of all Houston Baptist field goals over the last three games. The junior guard has accounted for 29 field goals and 10 assists in those games.
WINLESS WHEN: New Orleans is 0-10 when scoring fewer than 71 points and 5-1 when scoring at least 71.
STREAK STATS: New Orleans has lost its last eight road games, scoring 63.1 points, while allowing 83 per game.
DID YOU KNOW: The Houston Baptist offense has scored 80.6 points per game this season, ranking the Huskies 17th nationally. The New Orleans defense has allowed 76.2 points per game to opponents (ranked 278th).